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Bobirwa
Dear CITW friends, dear Janet In 2012 and 2013 I was allowed to lead CITW for a short time. “You only protect what you love, and you only love what you know” was the credo of the late Russel Friedman, who encouraged all Wilderness Safaris staff and partners to participate in CITW camps. Rita in...
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Bobirwa, Botswana Thabiso Tsheole, Lentswe Le Moriti Village | Mogomotsi ‘Goms’ Ramofi, Motlhabaneng Village Thabiso and Goms are good friends and their journeys are closely linked. Goms attended CITW camps in December 2011 and 2012, and Thabiso in December 2012. The young men reconnected with Bobirwa Programme Co-ordinator Tanya McKenzie in 2018 to volunteer their...
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In June of this year humanitarian, Anton Poplett travelled to Botswana’s Bobirwa District to conduct eye tests on the children at our partner schools, as well as some teachers and adults, and dispense spectacles where applicable. We are thrilled to share a few of the children’s success stories after receiving their eyeglasses. Omaatla is a...
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Thanks to generous sponsorship, in late June 2021, humanitarian Anton Poplett and his team of volunteers were able to conduct eye tests on 2 300 children and some adults at CITW partner schools in Botswana’s Bobirwa Sub-district. Anton also brought 550 pairs of eyeglasses on his trip, most of which were dispensed to those who...
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During the last week of June 2021, humanitarian Anton Poplett and his team of volunteers travelled some 4 500 km from Cape Town to Botswana’s Bobirwa Sub-district in the south-east of the country. Their mission: to conduct eye tests on approximately 2 300 children aged 9-14, and some adults, at CITW partner schools, and to dispense eyeglasses...
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Humanitarian Anton Poplett is on a week-long mission, conducting eye tests for the children of Botswana’s Bobirwa area. The results have been amazing and in two days his team has screened around 1 000 children aged 9 to 14! https://tulitrust.org/https://ladykhamatrust.org/https://4x4outfar.com/Heartfelt thanks to our generous donors for sponsoring this project, including Anton and his team, as...
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In 2017 photographer Angelica Mills and CITW Bobirwa had the great good fortune to meet each other! Our Bobirwa Cluster annual camp at Mashatu was her first time volunteering as an Eco-Mentor, and here she shares a few wonderful memories from this watershed experience. “Your destiny is to fulfil those things upon which you focus...
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Photographer and annual camp Eco-Mentor volunteer Angelica Mills shares some standout moments from the Bobirwa Cluster’s 2018 annual camp… “See the world through the eyes of your inner child. The eyes that sparkle in awe and amazement as they see love, magic and mystery in the most ordinary things”. – Henna Sohali      
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Photographer and CITW Eco-Mentor volunteer, Angelica Mills, describes a few of the amazing moments experienced on the Bobirwa Cluster’s 2019 annual camp held at Mashatu Game Reserve. The children often arrive feeling shy and unsure of what lies ahead but after the first song, lots of hugs and high-fives, they start to bounce with excitement...
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We are thrilled to announce that registrations for the 2021 edition of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli are filling fast, since opening in late 2020. The Tour is a multi-day mountain bike ride, with riders experiencing unspoiled wilderness areas in the three African countries comprising the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA): South Africa, Zimbabwe...
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